Experts suggest ways to correct habits that keep us from resting well
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These techniques are appropriate for using to end an abusive relationship, but only provided you take measures to protect yourself:
1. Do it by letter, phone or Skype, not face to face, so you will be safe from potential verbal and/or physical violence.
Skype is best because it offers the most bandwidth, the most connection.
There is a saying that you need to come together in order to come apart. Just be sure you do that in a way that keeps you separate enough that you are safe from anger explosions.
2. Focus on using the techniques yourself. If the other becomes defensive, angry, and/or abusive, end the conversation immediately.
Amazing how four short words can cause you to come across as controlling.
Have you had yet this most important conversation with your kids?
No need for divorce for one parent to selfishly turn the kids against the other.
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